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Symposium on Acupuncture and Meridian Studies (SAMS) is established to provide a platform for precious information exchange and discussion between scholars to enhance the high-quality of oriental medicine researches and to form an international research network. SAMS will play a role as a dynamic meeting which focuses on bringing the information and experience of researchers together and practitioners in the field of traditional medicine, integrative medicine and CAM.

Korean Pharmacopuncture Institute (KPI) successfully hosted the symposium on acupuncture research in 2001 and 2003. Since 2005, Organizing Committee decided to announce the official name as Symposium on Acupuncture and Meridian Studies(SAMS). The Annual international symposium has been officially held by Korean Pharmacopuncture Institute(KPI), Society for Meridian and Acupoint(SMA), and International Pharmacopuncture Institute(IPI).
The international symposium SAMS has been grown up year by year and has been focused on developing the wisdom of traditional medicine which has been handed down from generation to generation. Our committee put all of our efforts to make a contribution for the balance the strengths of both traditional and modern medicine perfectly.